Coast Guard May 7, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E8-10244
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This Notice informs owners and operators of facilities located within Captain of the Port Zones Boston, Northern New England, and Southeastern New England that they must implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC no later than October 15, 2008.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races
Document Number: E8-10240
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the National Maritime Week Tugboat Races Special Local Regulations in Elliott Bay from 12 p.m. through 4:30 p.m. on May 10, 2008. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators during the National Maritime Week Tugboat Races. During the enforcement period, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within the regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Public Workshop on Marine Technology and Standards
Document Number: E8-10239
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) are sponsoring a two-day public workshop on marine technology and standards in Arlington, VA. This public workshop will provide a unique opportunity for classification societies, industry groups, standards development organizations, governments, and interested members of the public to come together for a professional exchange on topics ranging from technological impacts to the marine industry, corresponding coverage in related codes and standards, and existing government regulations.
Safety Zone; Red Bull Air Race, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: E8-10238
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Detroit River during the Red Bull Air Race. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with air races.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E8-10232
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the United States Coast Guard (Coast Guard) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), issues this final rule to realign the compliance date set forth in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) final rule. Under the new final compliance date mariners must obtain a TWIC no later than April 15, 2009. This final rule also extends to April 15, 2009, the final date by which owners and operators of vessels, facilities, and outer continental shelf facilities, who have not otherwise been required to implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC on an earlier date, must implement those procedures.